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Public Notices


Notice of 2024 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 25 September 2024

11 July 2024

On Wednesday, 25 September 2024, the CPSU/CSA will hold our 2024 Annual General Meetings for:

  • Community and Public Sector Union SPSF Group, WA Branch, and
  • Civil Service Association of WA (Inc.)

Both meetings will be held simultaneously from 4:00 pm on the 6th floor of the CSA Building, 445 Hay Street, Perth and online via Microsoft Teams. 

2024 AGM Agenda Papers - Coming soon! 


Casual Council Vacancies Open [Closed]

Expressions of Interest from 3 June - 24 June 2024

We are seeking Expressions of Interest to fill eight (8) casual vacancies on the CPSU SPSF WA Branch and CSA Council, arising from elected members of the Council vacating their offices before the expiry of their term. These vacancies are in the following electorates:

  • Communities (1)
  • Dental Health & Health Services (1)
  • Education (1)
  • Higher, Further & Technical Education (1)
  • Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (1)
  • Water, Environment & Conservation (1)
  • Western Australian Police and Emergency Services (2)

Members in these Electorates will be notified on Tuesday, 3 June 2024. 

Expressions of interest will be accepted between 3 June 2024 and 24 June 2024, and should be addressed to the Branch/General Secretary, Rikki Hendon via email to [email protected]


Notice of Enforceable Undertaking

Originally Published 21 December 2023. Updated 20 February 2024.

Enforceable Undertaking CPSU WAPOU 2023-12-21 (PDF)

CPSU Declaration Enforceable Undertaking (PDF)


Notice of Proposed Rule Changes

13 December 2023

Declaration by Authorised Officer.

Download the Declaration of Authorised Officer in accordance with Regulation 126 Fair Work Regulations 2009 (PDF)


Officer and Related Party Disclosure 2022 - 2023

Download the 2022-2023 CPSU SPSF Group WA Branch Officer and Related Party Disclosure Statement (PDF)


2022/23 Annual, Financial & Governance Reports

The 2022/2023 CPSU/CSA Annual and Financial Reports are now available to download.

Download the Annual Report (PDF)

Download the Civil Service Association of Western Australia Incorporated Financial Report (PDF)

Download the Community and Public Sector Union SPSF Group WA Branch Financial Report (PDF) - Amended 2024-01-11


Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 27 September 2023

28 August 2023

On Wednesday, 27 September 2023, the CPSU/CSA will hold our 2023 Annual General Meetings for:

  • Community and Public Sector Union SPSF Group, WA Branch, and
  • Civil Service Association of WA (Inc.)

Both meetings will be held simultaneously from 4:00 pm on the 6th floor of the CSA Building, 445 Hay Street, Perth and online via Microsoft Teams. 

New delegates for our 2023-2027 Delegate term will be declared at the Annual General Meeting.

2023 AGM Agenda Papers


Notice of 2023-2027 Delegate Elections 

17 July 2023

Members are notified that the Returning Officer has approved the following dates, as per the Rules of the Civil Service Association of W.A. (Inc), for the 2023-2027 Delegate Elections.

July 17
21 Day Notice Period begins

August 7
Nominations Open
Complete Rolls are provided to the Returning Officer

August 25
Nominations Close

August 30
Rolls are made available to nominees in contested Workplace Electorates

September 6
Mandatory cooling-off period ends and any Workplace Electorates with more than 1 nomination for each position will go to an election

September 14 -27
Elections are held in compliance with the rules

September 28
Term commences the day next following the Annual General Meeting in the year of the election

 


Notice of Proposed Rule Changes 

26 September 2023

On Tuesday, 26 September 2023 an application was lodged with the Fair Work Commission to change the Rules of the Community and Public Sector Union, Western Australian Branch.

A statement relating to this application can be viewed here: Statement 26 September 2023

More information about these changes can be viewed in the below notice 3 March 2023.

3 March 2023

Members are notified that the Branch/ General Secretary has tabled proposed changes to the Rules of the CPSU-SPSF Western Australian Branch and the Rules of the Civil Service Association of W.A. (Inc) with members of the CPSU SPSF Group WA Branch Council and CSA Council. These changes are detailed in the following documents:

Branch Secretary’s Report: Rule Changes – Proxy Councillors

(A) 20230301 – Rules of the CPSU-SPSF Western Australian Branch with draft amendments

(B) 20230301 – Rules of the Civil Service Association of WA (Inc) with draft amendments

Any CSA member may object to the proposed alterations by forwarding a written objection to the Registrar of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission to reach them no later than 21 days after the date of receipt of the notice.

 


Union Rules

The most up-to-date registered union rules can be found on the Fair Work Commission website by selecting SPSF Group, Western Australian Branch current rules and the Chapter C - SPSF Group current rules, and on the WAIRC website by searching The Civil Service Association of Western Australia Incorporated.


2021/22 Annual, Financial & Governance Reports

The 2021/2022 CPSU/CSA Annual and Financial Reports are now available to download.

Download the Annual Report (PDF)

Download the Civil Service Association of Western Australia Incorporated Financial Report (PDF)

Download the Community and Public Sector Union SPSF Group WA Branch Financial Report (PDF)


2020/21 Annual, Financial & Governance Reports

The 2020/2021 CPSU/CSA Annual and Financial Reports are now available to download.

Download the Annual Report (PDF)

Download the Civil Service Association of Western Australia Incorporated Financial Report (PDF)

Download the Community and Public Sector Union SPSF Group WA Branch Financial Report (PDF)


Officer and Related Party Disclosure 2020-2021

Download the 2020-2021 CPSU SPSF Group WA Branch Officer and Related Party Disclosure Statement (PDF)

Election notices

CPSU. The Community and Public Sector Union, SPSF Group WA Branch Election Notice [2022/25] Stage 4

View the Stage 4 Election Notice (PDF)

View the Stage 4 Nomination Form (PDF)


Post-Election Report for the CPSU, the Community and Public Sector UnionSPSF Group - Western Australian Branch Scheduled election E2020/26

Download the Post-Election Report (PDF)


CPSU, The Community and Public Sector Union, SPSF Group WA Branch Election Notice [2020/26] Stage 3

View the Stage 3 election notice (PDF)

View the Stage 3 nomination form (PDF)

View the Declaration of Results (PDF)



CPSU, The Community and Public Sector Union, SPSF Group WA Branch Election Notice [2020/26] Stage 2

View the Stage 2 election notice (PDF)

The Australian Electoral Commission has declared the outcome of the Stage 2, Branch Executive Councillors and Federal Council Delegates for your union.

View the Declaration of Results (PDF)


CPSU, The Community and Public Sector Union, SPSF Group WA Branch Election Notice [2020/26] - Stage 1

View the Election Notice (PDF)

The Australian Electoral Commission has declared the outcome of the 2021 office-holders election for your union. 

View the Declaration of Results (PDF)

Officer and Related Party Disclosure

Download the PDF reports below:
Officer Related Party Disclosure Statement 2019-2020

Annual report

The 2019-2020 Annual Report documents are now available:

To view past editions of the annual report, visit CPSU/CSA Annual Reports

Rules, Rates and Refund Policy

CPSU/CSA Membership Rules

  1. I agree to pay to the CPSU the total of any Membership subscriptions, levies or other fees as determined from time to time by the Union.
  2. I may resign from the CPSU by giving notice in writing:
    a) when I cease to be eligible to become a Member of the CPSU, or
    b) if I am still eligible to be a Member, when I give at least two weeks notice that I wish to resign.
  3. I understand that I must pay any fees owing to the CPSU up to the date my resignation takes effect, and that ceasing to pay my subscriptions without proper notice does not comply with the above obligations.
  4. If the subscription rates are varied, I authorise the CPSU to adjust my subscription accordingly.
  5. I will advise the Union of any change to my bank account, or annual salary which affects my subscription rate, and authorise the CPSU to adjust my subscription accordingly.
  6. I understand that the payment of my Membership subscriptions, levies or other fees to the CPSU will also maintain my CSA Membership and I will be advised in writing if this arrangement is changed. I may resign at any time from the CSA by notice in writing.
  7. I understand that should I change employment, such that I can no longer be represented by the CPSU/CSA, my membership and payment details will be transferred to the union with appropriate coverage rules, and that I will pay fees and be bound by the rules of that union. I also understand that I will be notified before this transfer occurs.

2024 CPSU/CSA Membership Rates

  Salary Range

Rate per Fortnight

  Casuals

$ 9.19

  Under $12,421

$ 6.41

  $12,421 - $20,700

$ 11.07

  $20,701 - $27,945

$ 15.86

  $27,946 - $36,225

$ 20.52

  $36,226 - $45,540

$ 25.65

  $45,541 - $53,820

$ 30.78

  $53,821 - $63,952

$ 34.09

  Over $63,952

$ 37.04

 

 

CPSU/CSA Refund Policy

Members need to advise us in writing at least 2 weeks ahead of changes to their circumstances, either by letter or via email; to [email protected].

If Members have notified us within this period, and the change has not been actioned, resulting in an overpayment of fees, we can refund the overpayment amount.

Refunds are credited electronically to the member's bank account. If we do not have any bank details on file, i.e. payments are made via a credit card or bank details need to be provided. Members who pay by Payroll deduction, will need to contact their employer's payroll department.

CPSU/CSA Debit Service Agreement

  1. The CPSU/CSA (Debit User) will initiate direct debit payments in the manner referred to in the Direct Debit Request.
  2. Direct debit payments will be made when due. The Debit User will not issue an individual confirmation of payments made.
  3. The Debit User will give Members at least 14 days written notice to vary details of this arrangement including the amount and frequency of payments.
  4. If Members wish to alter any details referred to in the Direct Debit Request, they should contact the Union by phone on 9323 3800, fax: 9323 3878 or mail to GPO Box X2252, Perth 6001. CPSU/CSA Council authority is required to defer any payments.
  5. Any queries concerning disputed direct debit payments must be directed to the CPSU/CSA in the first instance. Members should phone the Union office.
  6. Direct debiting is not available on the full range of accounts at all financial institutions. If in doubt, Members should contact their financial institution before completing the Direct Debit Request.
  7. Members should ensure account details are correct by checking them against a recent statement from their financial institution at which the account is held.
  8. By signing the CPSU/CSA Membership Form, the Member warrants and represents that he/she/they are duly authorised to request the debiting of payments from the account described in the Direct Debit Request.
  9. It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure that sufficient funds are available in the account to enable the direct debit to be made.
  10. If a direct debit falls due on a non-working day, the payment will be made on the nearest working day.
  11. If a direct debit payment is returned unpaid, the Member may be charged for each unpaid item by their financial institution.
  12. Members wishing to cancel their direct debit or stop individual direct debit payment must give the Union at least 14 days notice in writing.
  13. Except to the extent that disclosure is necessary in order to process debit payments, investigate and resolve disputed transactions or is otherwise required by law, the Debit User will keep details of the Member’s account and debit payments confidential.